BRFAA - Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of Athens
Biomedical Research Foundation Academy Of AthensAcademy Of Athens


  • February 2014: Zoe & George attend the "Advances and Progress in Drug Design Conference, in London, UK.
  • January 2014: Eva leaves for 3 month practical training at Sanofi Aventis Frankfurt.
  • October 2013: The lab participates in the UberCloud HPC Experiment Round 3 with the project: "TEAM 61 – Using Cloud Computing to Perform Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Mutant PI3Kα Protein". Download the full report here.
  • November 2012: George Patargias, Zoe Cournia, and Brad Nolen receive access to HPC infrastructure provided by the HP-SEE project  and the LinkSCEEM/Cy-Tera project totalling 400,000 core hours for the Arp2/3 project.
  • March 2012: Zoe Cournia attends the "New Approaches in Drug Design and Discovery" Workshop in Schloss Rauischholzhausen and the ACS National Meeting in San Diego and gives talks on our PI3Ka results.
  • November 2011: Eva Lionta wins the IKY National Fellowship for performing Master's studies in our group. She will work on the "Discovery of potent NURR1 activators using CADD for the treatment of Parkinson's Disease".
  • September 2011: George Patargias is awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Greek General Secretariat for Research and Techology to work on "Mechanistic and Inhibition Studies of the Arp2/3 complex activation".
  • March 2010: Thomas Evangelidis received a travel grant award to attend the DEISA/PRACE School entitled: “Tools and Techniques for Extreme Scalability”, held in Edinburgh, 29-31 March 2011. He is one of the three students selected from Greece to receive the award.
  • Nov 2009: Zoe Cournia is a Co-PI at a Synergasia grant entitled: “PIK3CA Oncogenic Mutations in Breast and Colon Cancers: Development of Targeted Anticancer Drugs and Diagnostics”.
  • Oct 2009: Evi Gkeka attended the “Biomolecular interactions workshop” in Alexandroupoli, Greece.